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Most people view Boulder as a mountain playground, or as a cozy tourist destination. But Boulder s true heritage lies in mining. Driving through the area you cannot help but notice mining s manifestations on the surrounding landscape. The Lafayette Miners Museum celebrates the mining tradition in a restored coal mining cabin. Dating back to the 1890s, the six room cabin, run by the Louisville...
Lafayette, Denver's suburban neighbor to the northwest, once was the site of the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company, the state's largest coal operator. It also was the site of a violent...
In ShortLafayette, Denver's suburban neighbor to the northwest, once was the site of the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company, the state's largest coal operator. It also was the site of a violent 1927 clash between miners and mine guards, when six people were killed and many others injured in the midst of a strike. Later that same year, Josephine Roche (Denver's first policewoman) inherited the mine...
Miner's Museum is located at 108 E Simpson St, Lafayette, CO. This business specializes in Government and Tourist Attractions.
Lafayette Miners Museum. Our mission is to collect and preserve any material that is pertinent to the history of Lafayette and the surrounding area and present it in an understandable, educational manner.
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